Currently on Exhibition
1958-2018: Sixty Years of Collecting at Cheekwood
March 17 – May 27, 2018
Selections from Cheekwood’s permanent collection include niche collections of fine and decorative art spanning centuries and continents. This exhibition will highlight key acquisitions over the span of sixty years.
Amanda Parer: Intrude
May 1 – May 27, 2018
Australian artist Amanda Parer uses her adorable larger-than-life inflatable bunnies to draw attention to the natural world, its fragility and our role within it. In May 2018, Cheekwood will present a selection of Parer’s “Intrude” inflatables: glowing, white rabbits that will take over the Cheekwood landscape. Though intentionally cute and seemingly innocent, these figures also represent the global conversation surrounding invasive species and their ability to alter natural habitats. The 18th Century introduction of European rabbits to Parer’s native Australia resulted in a rapidly escalating continent-wide epidemic that persists today. Through nine precocious bunnies, visitors experience captivating works of art as well as engage in an ecological dialogue.
Intrude artwork by Parer Studio
June 16 – September 2, 2018
Cracking Art is a Milan, Italy-based artist collective born out of the intention to radically change the history of art by investigating the relationship between natural and artificial reality. By using 100% recycled plastic materials, Cracking Art creates site-specific installations using large-scale, natural animal forms made of synthetic materials, playfully arranging meerkats, bears, crocodiles, birds, and other animals in surprising invasions of familiar landscapes. The artists of Cracking Art will collaborate with Cheekwood to share a truly unique and extraordinary visual experience this summer.
Cheekwood Society Preview Reception Sponsored by
2018 Martin Shallenberger Artist-in-Residence
September 22 – December 30, 2018
Cheekwood welcomes Gabriel Dawe as its 2018 Artist-in-Residence. Originally from Mexico City, Gabriel Dawe creates site-specific installations that explore the connection between fashion and architecture, shapes and forms. Centered in the exploration of textiles, Dawe’s site-specific works feature three-dimensional, tangible prisms of light and color.
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View a list of past exhibitions that took place at Cheekwood.